All About Autism Podcast 018: Autism and Depression


In Episode 018, your hosts, Dave and Heather Eaton, talk about Autism and Depression with special guest Dr. Marc Palmer, who discusses some methods for helping autistic individuals with depression. Dr. Palmer currently serves individuals with developmental and other disabilities as a proud member of the Eaton Alliance team. Marc completed a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of South Dakota and is currently pursuing licensure as a psychologist in the state of Utah. Serving and advocating for individuals with disabilities is his predominant clinical interest.

Also in this episode, you’ll hear some talk about a potential blood test for detecting autism. For Heather’s Happenings, her friend Bill misses Dave Eaton and plans for the future. And even though we don’t have any listener feedback this week, Jason Producer Jason has a movie recommendation for our listeners.

The All About Autism Podcast is talk radio for those desiring to be familiarized, energized, apprised, advised and empathized with regarding all things Autism. Your husband-and-wife hosts, Dave and Heather Eaton, bring you a weekly show with new releases every single Monday.

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Show Notes:
1.) Introduction
2.) Autism in the News
– A Blood Test for Autism?
3.) Main Theme: Autism and Depression with special guest Dr. Marc Palmer
4.) Heather’s Happenings — a.k.a. — My Friend Bill
– Heather’s friend Bill misses Dave Eaton
5.) Listener Feedback:
– None, but we have a movie recommendation from Jason Producer Jason: “Take Shelter” (2011)
6.) Closing / Credits

Special thanks goes out to Dr. Marc Palmer and Heather’s friend, Bill, for being a part of this week’s podcast. We’re grateful for your contribution.

Next week’s episode: Episode 019 will be released Monday, December 17, 2012. Don’t miss it!

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